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It’s noon in Florence, and you find a spot on the steps of the Duomo. After a bitterly cold winter, you feel your skin gladly soak up the sun shining down on you. You watch passersby marvel at Brunelleschi’s masterpiece. …

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Healthy ingredients at the table? The quality of raw materials, the sustainability of the products and the simplicity of traditional recipes. All this is summed up with a concept: the Mediterranean Diet.   These are the main points of Antonella …

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A bridge is formed between Italy and the United States using creativity and culture to divulge Italian identity through the promotion of art, knowledge, language and history by exporting the true essence of the Beautiful Country: this is Valeria Orani’s …

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It was 1989 when Chazz Palminteri wrote A Bronx Tale,  a one man pièce that was to become a movie in 1993 and eventually get on a Broadway’s stage around 15 years later, in 2007. Bronx, its cinematic transposition, was …

It is halftime at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The team races to center court in their royal blue and white uniforms and stand, legs slightly apart, on the Knicks tricolor logo. In unison they slowly raise their …

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It was an evening to remember. On January 17th the National Organization of Italian American Women’s New York Chapter gathered to honor Three Wise Women: Elissa Montanti, Founder and Executive Director of Global Medical Relief Fund, Judith D. Grimaldi, Partner …

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“The moment of arrival was euphoric, and then silence fell upon them. They were afraid they wouldn’t be let in. The question on everyone’s mind was ‘Will we enter or not? Will they let us pass?’” This is the scene …

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Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, the renowned chef, restaurateur, author, television personality and pioneer who introduced and educated Americans to authentic Italian regional cuisine, met me at her Upper East Side restaurant Felidia on 58th Street for an afternoon chat about her …

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Walking down Mulberry Street, gelato alla nocciola in hand, I couldn’t help but watch the old man wearing a vest and a coppola animatedly talking to his friend in Sicilian. If I had snapped a picture, you would have guessed …

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Since its foundation in 1975, the goal of the Italian American Committee On Education in New York has been to promote and protect Italian culture and Italian language around the world. This goal was perfectly matched with the international visual …

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